Eddie is featured in the new Prada Fall Winter campaign. Check out the new video here:
Deadline gives us the exciting news that Eddie has been cast in a new project!
EXCLUSIVE: Teddy Schwarzman’s Black Bear Pictures has set Eddie Redmayne to star in The Last Days Of Night, joining director Morten Tyldum and screenwriter Graham Moore to tell the story about the battle between industrial age titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse to electrify America. Redmayne will play famed lawyer Paul Cravath, in his first major career-making case. Schwarzman’s Black Bear teamed with Tyldum and Moore in The Imitation Game, and just before Cannes, Black Bear won an auction for this property, a package that included Moore’s scripted adaptation of his book on the subject that Random House will publish with great fanfare August 16. And Tyldum attached to direct as his followup to Passengers with Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. The Last Days Of Night will start production in the UK late January in anticipation of a fall 2017 release.
Getting Redmayne certainly adds to the prestige pedigree and distributors will be all over this one when Black Bear sets out to find one. Redmayne won the Best Actor Oscar for playing Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, and was nominated this past year for The Danish Girl. He got a strong reaction from the Comic-Con Hall H crowd Saturday during the Warner Bros panel to introduce Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the first installment of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff, with Redmayne playing the lead role of Nate Scamander. Warner Bros releases the David Yates-directed film November 16.
Like The Imitation Game —which earned Moore an Oscar and got seven other nominations including Best Director and Best Picture — The Last Days Of Night is built around the complexities and eccentricities of seminal technological geniuses. The publisher describes it as being “about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America. New York, 1888. The miracle of electric light is in its infancy. Thomas Edison has won the race to the patent office and is suing his only remaining rival, George Westinghouse, for the unheard of sum of one billion dollars. To defend himself, Westinghouse makes a surprising choice in his attorney: He hires an untested twenty-six-year-old fresh out of Columbia Law School, Cravath. The task facing Cravath is beyond daunting. Edison proves to be a formidable, wily, and dangerous opponent. Yet this young, unknown attorney shares with his famous opponent a compulsion to win at all costs. How will he do it? As he takes greater and greater risks, he’ll find that everyone in his path is playing their own game, and no one is quite who they seem.” Woven into the tale are Nikola Tesla, Alexander Graham Bell, Stanford White and other technological titans of the late 19th century.
The film is produced by Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Schwarzman, with Black Bear Pictures fully financing. The production company has the Matthew McConaughey-starrer Gold coming next, and then Suburbicon, the George Clooney-directed film that stars Matt Damon.
The intriguing thing here is that it sets up a race with two key components of The Imitation Game who are not part of this. Benedict Cumberbatch is attached to The Weinstein Company’s rival project The Current War, with Cumberbatch to play Edison and possibly Jake Gyllenhaal as Westinghouse in the race to electrify America. Me And Earl And The Dying Girl’s Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is attached to direct.
Redmayne is repped by CAA, United Agents, Gene Parseghian of Parseghian Planco and Untitled Entertainment.
I have added two new portraits that Eddie did with Entertainment Weekly from Comic Con yesterday.
– Eddie Redmayne Web > Outtakes > 2016 > 006
I am adding some pictures from Eddie’s appearance yesterday at the San Diego Comic Con where he promoted his new film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
– Eddie Redmayne Web > 2016 > July 23 | San Diego Comic Con – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Press Line
– Eddie Redmayne Web > 2016 > July 23 | San Diego Comic Con – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Panel
– Eddie Redmayne Web > 2016 > July 23 | San Diego Comic Con – Warner Brothers Booth
– Eddie Redmayne Web > 2016 > July 23 | San Diego Comic Con – Sirius XM Radio
Warner Brothers has released a new trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them today at Comic Con. Watch it below!
Eddie was at Comic Con today in San Diego and Time.com gives us a small look at the WB panel.
He stars in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
To promote Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, star Eddie Redmayne walked through the massive Hall H and handed out wands to a crowd of thousands during San Diego Comic-Con.
The panel itself, including Colin Farrell and director David Yates, remained tight-lipped about movie details. “There’s going to be a hole that opens up and he’ll drop in,” Farrell said of co-star Dan Fogler when the latter almost gave away even the most minor of clues.
But they all shared their enthusiasm for being able to join the world of Harry Potter. “It’s like getting your Hogwarts letter way late in the game,” said Ezra Miller.
Check out this new featurette that Warner Brothers has released for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them called A New Hero. The feature shares some information about Newt and allows us some insights into this character.
A new poster has been released for Eddie’s film Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them … looks awesome! I am so excited for this film!
E!Online has shared that Eddie & Hannah have welcomed their first daughter!
Congratulations Eddie & Hannah! Welcome Iris!
EDIT: Correction … it appears that the media has gotten her middle name wrongg … it is Iris Mary.
And baby makes three!
Eddie Redmayne and wife Hannah Bagshawe have welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Iris May Redmayne, E! News has confirmed. The couple announced her birth in the U.K. newspaper The Times. Iris was born Wednesday.
Redmayne and Bagshawe confirmed they were expecting at the Golden Globes in January.
“That is true!” the Oscar-winning actor said when Ryan Seacrest commented that there’s a baby on the way for the couple, before gifting them with onesies. One featured the words “You Should See My Crib,” while the other cheekily said, “Milking My 15 Minutes.”
“Thank you so much, Ryan!” a surprised and delighted Redmayne said, as Hannah laughed, calling the gifts “amazing!”
E! News learned in December that the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them star and Bagshawe were going to have a baby, only one year after they tied the knot in a private ceremony in England on Dec. 15, 2014.
Redmayne and Bagshawe began dating in January 2012 and got engaged in June 2014. Since then they have been pretty inseparable, as Bagshawe has been by Redmayne’s side throughout multiple awards seasons.
Eddie has participated in a new video from the Motor Neurone Disease Association which is released this month as part of MND Awareness Month.
Chris James, director of external affairs for the MND Association, said: “While Professor Stephen Hawking’s story is so very inspiring, the harsh truth is that most people with MND die less than two years after they’re diagnosed, and that’s a message this year’s Shortened Stories campaign is getting across very powerfully.
“With Eddie’s assistance and Robert’s wonderful video and poem, both specially recorded for our campaign, so many more people will realise exactly what a diagnosis of MND means.”